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Online Telehealth System

All programs, services and groups can be accessed through our Online Telehealth System and flexible access options.

Children who access our Online Telehealth achieve the same outcomes as families who visit centres in person.

Flexible access options

In person

Online

Or a combination of both

Watch how Online Telehealth worked successfully for the Fleming family.

During these challenging times, we would like to remind families that we are able to offer flexible access options for our services. All sessions are still currently conducted online, unless pre-arranged with your child’s team.

However, we’d like to reassure you that our unwavering support for your child and family is our priority.

Children who access our Online Telehealth achieve the same outcomes as families who visit centres in person.

Please speak with your friendly team to work out the best way for your family and our team to be able to deliver our essential services to your family.

What is the Online Telehealth System?

The Online Telehealth System provides expert advice in paediatric hearing loss to guide and coach parents in their local environment supporting children’s listening, literacy, language and social development using every day equipment and daily life routines.” 

Aleisha Davis, General Manager of Clinical Progams, The Shepherd Centre

The Shepherd Centre’s Online Telehealth System provides specialist services to any family and utilises a combination of online services, video-conferencing sessions and online learning programs.

All of our programs, groups and one-to-one sessions can be accessed via your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Through Online Telehealth, you’ll continue to receive expert advice in paediatric hearing loss to guide and coach parents in their local environment supporting children’s listening, literacy, language and social development using every day equipment and daily life routines.

Parents and carers in different locations can video conference into sessions.

The team work with local educational support workers and allied health professionals to help achieve the best possible outcomes for children.

What services are available?

All of The Shepherd Centre’s services for children with hearing loss are available online, including:

  • Listening, speech and language therapy
  • Audiology consultations
  • Child and Family counselling
  • Monitoring of listening, speech and language skill development
  • Group programs
  • Support sessions about managing and living with hearing loss

Individual and group programs

Our holistic model includes individual and group programs to provide both you and your child the opportunity to learn in focused, individual sessions and from peers and others in social, group contexts.

Concurrent parent education programs

Providing opportunities for parents and care-givers to learn by watching, observing and discussing strategies and techniques to develop their child’s skills.

Supporting all areas of your child’s development

Music, social, participation, inclusion, school readiness and early literacy skills, parenting programs and training courses for extended family members.

Hear from our families

“Interactive Online Services made sense in terms of availability, flexibility and frequency of sessions. It also allowed me to call in from work while Caroline and Ted were at home and his specialised team were in Sydney. That potential for us all to take part together was very important.”

– Stuart, father of Ted, Tasmania

Choose the right provider for your family

Contact us today

Phone
(02) 9370 4400

Email
familycare
@shepherdcentre.org.au

Alternatively, please fill out the contact form and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.

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